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Table 2 Reported use, and potential future use, of any self-tests

From: Self-testing for cancer: a community survey

  Used Would Use
Test kit n % n %
Allergy 43 1.5 1137 38.9
Cholesterol 56 1.9 1453 49.7
Chlamydia 4 0.1 504 17.2
Diabetes 225 7.7 1371 46.9
Fertility 69 2.4 496 17.0
Helicobacter pylori 28 1.0 789 27.0
Hepatitis 3 0.1 644 22.0
High blood pressure 276 9.4 1469 50.2
HIV/AIDS 2 0.1 456 15.6
Menopause 16 0.5 537 18.4
Pregnancy 555 19.0 591 20.2
Thyroid 16 0.5 753 25.7
Urinary infection 67 2.3 1027 35.1
Vaginal infection 13 0.4 612 20.9
Other 5 0.2 41 1.4
All non-cancer 1378   11880  
Reported use, and potential future use, of cancer related self-tests
Bowel Cancer 8 0.3 844 28.9
Haematuria 13 0.4 690 23.6
PSA 16 0.5 639 21.8
All cancer related *37   2173  
  1. *37 tests used by 35 people